New research points to overreliance on managed aquifer recharge
“The parts of California that we’re studying — the places that are required to come up with groundwater sustainability plans — are places that are in critical overdraft, which means that they are using more groundwater than is sustainable long term.” — Nícola Ulibarrí, assistant professor of urban planning and public policy.
New in-prison bachelor’s degree to transform lives
UCI LIFTED will help lower recidivism rates through higher education
For people who are incarcerated, college can change their lives. To help people in prison along the college pathway, UCI has launched a new initiative called LIFTED (Leveraging Inspiring Futures Through Educational Degrees). Listen to LIFTED Director Keramet Reiter, associate professor of criminology, law and society at UCI, talk about the program in this podcast.
As part of its salivary assay services, the Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research is offering a COVID-19 antibody assay to researchers. It provides an opportunity to study the long-term effects of past COVID-19 infections on other behavioral and health outcomes.
Allaire assesses disparities in wastewater infrastructure
Maura Allaire, assistant professor of urban planning and public policy, and Ph.D. student Qi Bing are collaborating with researchers nationwide on a project that will pilot a sustainable approach to wastewater treatment in underserved communities in the Black Belt region of rural Alabama.